51250
50532

Letters

Why apology was needed

Jan 19, 2016 / 3:21 pm

I'll tell you why there was a critical need for a very prompt and sincere apology to anyone accused of having ulterior motives in taking photographs from a...

Preferential vs. proportional

Jan 19, 2016 / 3:19 pm

David Winter letter, Re: proportional ballot, Jan 14, 2016 is a good example of why we need to explore, and explain the pros and cons to the different electoral...

The Fintry Queen saga

Jan 19, 2016 / 10:02 am

Seven years ago, I moved to Kelowna from the United States and got involved with a syndicate of investors and businessmen with a view to investing in Kelowna...

Grazing critical to ecology

Jan 19, 2016 / 9:55 am

Grassland farming is not only the basis of organic farming, but the basis of all farming, and hence the basis of civilization itself. The reason for this bold...

In the end, a happy ending

Jan 18, 2016 / 1:45 pm

While picking up my son from the Monster X event, my daughter and I were part of an incident that no parent wants to experience. While people were making their...

Why the apology?

Jan 18, 2016 / 1:37 pm

In reference to the story: '"Suspects" get apology'. Why the heck is the Mayor of Vancouver apologizing for our Security Services doing their...

0% tax increase a joke

Jan 18, 2016 / 12:41 pm

The District of Lake Country and Mayor Baker must think we are all stupid. For Baker to come out and pat himself and the rest of council on the back for keeping...

Status of the Fintry Queen

Jan 18, 2016 / 12:32 pm

I have been watching the plight of the Fintry Queen for the past few years, and now the owner is saying one last chance before it is scraped. This saddens me...

Tax dollars wasted

Jan 18, 2016 / 12:25 pm

Walking along Lakeshore yesterday I got my first opportunity to see the upgrades that have been put in place in the vicinity of Lakeshore and Dehart. The new...

Service Canada frustrations

Jan 14, 2016 / 3:17 pm

I look after my sister who is 57 and has Downs Syndrome and Dementia. I can't tell you the frustrating things I run into in trying to help her with with day...

You get what you pay for

Jan 14, 2016 / 3:02 pm

Tonight, on the westside, as we were walking through the neighbourhood, our unfriendly snow plow driver entered the road we were walking down at about 9:15 p.m....

Re: proportional ballot

Jan 14, 2016 / 2:30 pm

Much thanks to Andy for taking the time and effort to lay out his thinking on what is to become our new, and far more democratic, system of voting in federal...

Taxes vs. oil profits

Jan 12, 2016 / 2:06 pm

Paying $4.75 per gallon ($1.05 a litre) at the pumps when a barrel (45 Imperial gallons) is less than $30.00 makes me wonder if I'm being screwed. By whom,...

ATV angels

Jan 12, 2016 / 11:45 am

I would like to thank the two fellows on their ATVs who plowed out driveways on Inverness Road in Westbank on Sunday morning. What you did is so very...

In for a bumpy ride

Jan 11, 2016 / 2:12 pm

Be it federal, provincial or municipal elections, out with the old and in with the new! Increase in taxes of course. So I guess they are getting raises at city...

Disband the RDCO

Jan 11, 2016 / 2:07 pm

Dear RDCO, You were formed at a time when very few areas were incorporated. You were, and are, a level of government that the taxpayer never voted on. Since...

Proportional ballot

Jan 11, 2016 / 2:02 pm

While voters are confused about how the different electoral systems work, they have made it abundantly clear they want all parties fairly represented in our...

Kelowna dog parks

Jan 8, 2016 / 3:17 pm

I'm submitting this letter in anticipation of the city's imminent statistically-valid survey about dog parks. When I still had a dog, we exercised in...

Hold the owner accountable

Jan 8, 2016 / 3:13 pm

Whether the reason for dog attacks is caused by the nature of the breed or irresponsible dog owners is, IMO, a moot point. We live in a highly populated world,...

Owners, not the breed

Jan 8, 2016 / 12:02 pm

I myself think it is complete bull that people are trying to blame dog attacks on pit bulls and Rottweilers, strictly based on what they were bread for. The...

49169
39549
50748